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Vail Bus Services

Ditch the car all-together!

Between bikes, your feet and free public transportation in Vail, it’s easy to get around.

Free bus service in Town of Vail

The Town of Vail Transit Department provides free year-round bus service throughout Vail.
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The town’s bus service is considered to be among the largest free transportation systems in the country offering its residents and guests timely service to and from Vail Mountain and throughout town.

Vail also provides real-time arrival information to passengers within the Vail Village, Lionshead and Golden Peak corridor. The real-time information is provided by NextBus Information Systems, which uses Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) technology to track buses while en route and then transmits the information to the Internet and digital bus signs. Vail is one of the only ski towns in North America to offer its passengers this technology.


ECO Transit Bus Service
A regional bus service with modest fares is provided daily by ECO Transit with service to Vail, Leadville, Minturn, Eagle-Vail, Avon, Edwards, Eagle and Gypsum.

Local car services offer an easy way to get to and from Vail and anywhere in between during your stay.

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Masks required to ride

  • Per Federal mandate, masks are required on public transit.
  • Follow all posted public health protocols and be respectful of others.


There’s no junk in these trunks. Electric buses have been put into operation and the Town has a goal of converting its transit fleet to fully electric buses by 2032.

cleaning & Synexis

Additional cleaning protocols in the Town of Vail provide wide-ranging environmental protection efforts for guests, residents and employees.

The Synexis BioDefense System offers an additional layer of protection to our riders by reducing microbial containments such as viruses, bacteria and mold.

Synexis is located in all town buses, Welcome Centers, Library, Dobson Ice Arena and more.